Contact Us

Theft and Break-Ins Becoming Far Too Popular in and Around Missoula During the Summer

Broken Window
Photo courtesy of rfunk/flickr.com

Theft and break-ins are a hot topic of discussion this summer and Paige Pavalone with the Missoula County Sheriff’s Department said break-ins have become an almost regular occurrence in and around Missoula.

“Last week we had a slough of vehicle break ins out in Elmar Estates west of Missoula on Mullan Road. It sounds like several residents were hit,” Pavalone said. “Their vehicles were unlocked, were entered, and then rifled through. Whoever got into the cars was looking through personal information in the glove box. Nothing was stolen in those cases, but we also had a second slough of vehicle break ins out in Bonner across the mill.”

Pavalone said just this week, several cases were reported to the sheriff’s office where not only were vehicles broken into, but personal items were stolen and strewn around the cabin.

“If somebody has had a vehicle broken into, absolutely call 911,” Pavalone said. “It’s perfectly acceptable, it doesn’t have to be for an emergency to call 911. That’s the launching point for investigations to begin. Law enforcement won’t become aware of the information if we don’t start at the launching point at 911 and people call in and report that there is either suspicious activity, their vehicle was broken into, or their vehicle was broken into and items were stolen. All of those are qualifiers to call 911.”

Pavalone encourages anyone with information about the break-ins to report it immediately.

More From News Talk KGVO

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalkkgvo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News Talk KGVO Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on News Talk KGVO Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!